NASHVILLE — Gov. Bill Haslam and lobbyist and political consultant Tom Ingram have maintained for months that none of Ingram's advice to Haslam, which the governor paid for secretly out of his own pocket, involved campaign consulting for his 2014 re-election bid.
NASHVILLE — A new analysis warns that 161,650 low-income, adult Tennesseans risk disappearing into a health "coverage gap" when the federal Affordable Care Act largely takes effect on Jan. 1.
NASHVILLE — Tea party conservatives on Wednesday persuaded the state House Republican Caucus to call Tennessee's two U.S. senators and nine congressmen before the House early next year to discuss issues like states' rights, health care, immigration and personal liberty.
NASHVILLE — Republican U.S. Senate candidate Joe Carr raised just $52,000 in the third quarter for his tea party-backed GOP primary challenge to U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn.
CLEVELAND, Tenn. — Dan Howell, longtime executive assistant to Bradley County Mayor D. Gary Davis, will begin a leave of absence from there in November, possibly to run for the state House of Representatives.
NASHVILLE -- Gov. Bill Haslam announced Tuesday the Great Smoky Mountains National Park will reopen Wednesday for five days under an agreement with the National Park Service.
NASHVILLE — U.S. Senate hopeful Joe Carr today urged his GOP primary opponent Sen. Lamar Alexander not to "sell us out" amid reports that Alexander participated in discussions with top Democrats over the weekend to resolve the two-week-old federal budget impasse and avoid an historic U.S. Treasury default.
State Rep. Judd Matheny, R-Tullahoma, has a modest proposal he believes can promote "better communication" between the Republican-controlled General Assembly and Tennessee's GOP-dominated congressional delegation.
NASHVILLE — Nearly 500 Tennessee state employees whose jobs depend on federal funds are being furloughed until further notice because of the partial federal government shutdown.
NASHVILLE — Political advice isn't necessarily campaign consulting, according to the Tennessee Registry of Election Finance, which on Wednesday tossed out a complaint over Republican Gov. Bill Haslam's secret payments to lobbyist and campaign consultant Tom Ingram.
NASHVILLE — Tennessee Attorney General Robert Cooper gave Gov. Bill Haslam the legal go-ahead Wednesday to fill judicial vacancies, despite the expiration of the state's Judicial Nominating Commission this summer.
NASHVILLE -- After nearly three years of demanding more from Tennessee public school teachers, Republican Gov. Bill Haslam vowed Thursday to pay them more by boosting their pay.
NASHVILLE — A judge won’t block emergency rules covering people who dispense advice on the new health insurance exchange in Tennessee that launches today.
NASHVILLE -- Republican Gov. Bill Haslam said he wasn't happy about the brinkmanship in Washington that could lead to what he calls an "arbitrary" and partial shutdown of federal government spending.
NASHVILLE -- Plans are back on track for the Tennessee Department of Transportation's proposed new $32 million regional transportation headquarters in Chattanooga.